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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MIDDLE VILLAGE

May
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Chair Aerobics for Adults

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Doris leads this chair-based class to enhance strength, flexibility, and cardio. Exercises target both upper and lower body. Participants can work at their own pace based on ability. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
20
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Craft for Toddlers

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a craft that will work on your toddler's fine motor skills! All supplies will be provided and toddlers can take home their craft at the end of the class.


May
21
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Bring Your Own Device

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Get one-on-one assistance with your device, ask questions, and get basic tutorials.


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May
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Classical Music Hour

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an hour of soothing classical music every Tuesday at 3PM.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
21
4:00PM

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4:45PM

The Crafting Corner

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us in the crafting corner to make something fun you can take home!


May
22
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Toddler storytime is for children ages 2 to 3. Join us for stories, finger plays, puppets, activities, and songs!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
22
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Home School Community Group - LEAP!

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for Literary Escapades and Projects (LEAP) for kids! Each week there will be a live performative reading followed by a hands-on project.


May
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Afternoon Movie Matinee

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Sit back and relax, have fun and enjoy the good old days as you watch a classic film from the 1930s - 1960s.


May
24
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time/Picture Book Open Play

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Mother Goose Time is for children 18 months to 2 years of age. Join us for songs, finger plays, and stories.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
24
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Little Critters Lapsit

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Little Critters is for children 6 to 12 months old. Engage with your young one through lap bounces, finger play, songs, and stories!


May
28
3:30PM

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4:45PM

Wholesome Skin Care

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Licensed cosmetologist Mirelle Netelle shares tips and techniques to creating more beautiful, healthier skin.


May
31
3:00PM

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4:45PM

Family Movie: "How to Train Your Dragon"

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Customers of all ages are welcome to join us as we watch "How to Train Your Dragon" (2010, PG).


Jun
3
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Love is Love is Love!

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Love knows no color, shape, or form. Love is Love is Love! Use colorful paper, markers, and your imagination to make hearts, or whatever shape you think love has. Add your creations to our Love is Love is Love collage!


Jun
4
4:00PM

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4:45PM

The Crafting Corner

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us in the crafting corner to make something fun you can take home!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Home School Community Group - LEAP!

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for Literary Escapades and Projects (LEAP) for kids! Each week there will be a live performative reading followed by a hands-on project.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
6
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Let's Go to Disney/Fun with Forces

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Participants learn about the forces of flight and design and test their own airplanes.


Jun
7
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Little Critters Lapsit

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Little Critters is for children 6 to 12 months old. Engage with your young one through lap bounces, finger play, songs, and stories!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
10
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Family Game Night

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for family game night! Cards and board games will be available!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
11
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Creative Aging: Watercolor Workshop

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Teaching artist Karen Fitzgerald leads this two-session art workshop. Registration is required. Please call the Middle Village Library to register at 718-326-1390.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jun
13
4:30PM

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5:30PM

It Is Rocket Science!

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

This is an interactive workshop that explores rocketry basics. Participants will create and test balloon rockets.


Jun
13
4:30PM

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5:30PM

It Is Rocket Science

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Participants learn rocketry basics and create and test balloon rockets.


Jun
18
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Bring Your Own Device

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Get one-on-one assistance with your device, ask questions, and get basic tutorials.


Jun
20
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Bring Your Story: Queens Memory Podcast Premiere, Episode 3

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Come listen and share with us in a three-part listening event series to celebrate the launch of the first season of the Queens Memory Podcast, “Memories of Migration.” The podcast draws from oral history recordings with Queens residents. At each event, we will listen to a full episode from the season, followed by a talk-back session with a featured storyteller from the episode.


Jun
21
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Family Movie: "Mars Needs Moms"

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Customers of all ages are welcome to join us as we watch "Mars Needs Moms" (2011, PG).


Jun
24
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Craft for Toddlers

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a craft that will work on your toddler's fine motor skills! All supplies will be provided and toddlers can take home their craft at the end of the class.


Jun
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Blast Off into a Universe of Stories!

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Kick off your summer reading with activities, games & more! Sign up for Queens Public Library's free summer reading program & learn what exciting programs Middle Village has for you this summer!


Jun
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Zumba Kids

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun dance-based exercise class designed just for kids!


Jun
28
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Book Walk in the Park

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for an outdoor library adventure in Juniper Valley Park! We will have an outdoor storytime along with some songs and games.
***Please note that this program will not take place in the event of rain***


Jul
16
3:30PM

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4:30PM

DIY - Jar Terrariums

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Come to Middle Village for this hourlong program to create your very own tabletop live plant terrarium.


Nov
15
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Chair Stretching and Guided Meditation

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

We will learn and practice stretches that you can do in a chair. To increase feelings of relaxation, energy, and overall well-being, the program also includes a guided meditation.
Presenter: Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing and CAREing


Thank you for your interest in the Friends of the Library at Queens Library.

We currently do not have a Friends group at this location, however, kindly contact the Friends Administrator (friends@queenslibrary.org) to find an active Friends group near you. 

Friends Chapters enrich community life around their community library. You will meet other people who care, and you will benefit your neighborhood by:

• Increasing community awareness and library use.
• Acting as liaisons between community and your library.
• Sponsoring programs that enhance the cultural life of your community.

As a Friend, you will:

• Educate your community about Queens Library’s vital services.
• Contribute your time towards programs and special activities at your library.
• Advocate for better library service to your own community through outreach, legislative contact, and fundraising. 

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